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Traditional English Grammar

Chapter One
Parts of Speech Continued:
Verb Quiz 1


Directions:
OPTION 1: You may use the browser's print option to print this page; then follow these directions: Underline the verb. In the space provided below the sentence, identify the verb as transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete and give the tense of the verb. When you have finished, check your answers

OPTION 2: On a sheet of paper numbered 1-10, write down the verb and identify as transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete and give the tense of the verb. When you have finished, check your answers

OPTION 3: In the input box next to the test item, type in the verb and identify as transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete and give the tense of the verb. When you have finished, use the browser's print option to print this page and check your answers

Example: You will be rewarded for that good deed. (trans. passive, future)

1. The clerk made ten sales in one hour.



2. The prisoner was given a harsh sentence because of the nature of his crime.



3. The ship remained in the harbor during the night.



4. Despite their disagreements, they were friends.



5. Before the end of the quarter, I had finished all the required reading.



6. During my stay in Washington, I became quite familiar with the Smithsonian Museum.



7. Jamestown was settled in 1607 by the English.



8. The clock had stopped at 11:45.



9. Because of so many errors, I do not consider this composition acceptable.



10. Do you feel safe on that dark street at midnight?




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